Government Oversight

Kelly to oversee most Cabinet travel after Price resigns
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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has been given the authority to sign off on most Cabinet members’ travel on government–owned, rented, leased or chartered aircraft following the resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

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Law Trump Hated Could Ensnare Manafort
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President Trump once railed against a Watergate-era reform law that prohibits American companies from bribing foreign government officials. Could it be that the very law that Trump slammed is what prosecutors could be using as leverage to cut a deal with Paul Manafort?

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HHS Secretary Price to repay nearly $52G for charter flights, calls move 'unprecedented'
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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Thursday that he would reimburse the government for a series of costly charter flights he used to travel to various engagements at taxpayer expense.

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Trump administration puts cap on incoming refugees
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U.S. government officials said on a call with reporters that the “safety and security of the American people” is the chief concern

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Chuck Todd claims Republican doesn’t believe in the Constitution – his reason is crazy
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MSNBC anchor Chuck Todd claimed that newly nominated Republican candidate Judge Roy Moore was an extremist with views that ran contrary to the Constitution. His reasoning left many scratching their heads. What did Chuck Todd claim? In the video from his show Wednesday, Todd says that one of Moore’s extremist beliefs is that our rights […]

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GAO Report: 78 Obama Political Appointees 'Burrowed In' to Career Positions
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Seven of former President Barack Obama’s political appointees moved into career-service government jobs, a practice known as “burrowing in,” without obtaining the proper approval from the Office of Personnel Management, The Washington Times reported Wednesday.During a…

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EPA's Scott Pruitt also used private plane for government business
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Add EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to the ever growing list of Trump administration officials who have used private planes for government duties.

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